No room at County Hall inn for homeless or Councillors!

Bradley Bytes - a sort of political column by Dara Bradley There was justified outcry on social media this past week, after fencing was erected at Galway County Council’s headquarters on Prospect Hill. The metal...

Does the Irish winter create Irish writers?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Waking to the sound of rain hammering my bedroom windows, I turn on the lamp. 6:45. Above me the wind plays a violin concerto on the roof. After years in...

Coming to terms with the trauma of being offered a seat on the bus

A Different View with Dave O’Connell As an infrequent user of public transport, perhaps I’ve lost touch with the protocol when it comes to who gets first dibs on the seats – but the passage...
St Thomas' players celebrate their recent county senior hurling championship triumph at Pearse Stadium, but the final took place very late in the year on November 18

Local GAA fixtures crisis must be tackled or players will walk away

Inside Track with John McIntyre THERE is no end in sight to the fixtures crisis which continues to engulf the GAA. If anything, the situation is getting worse as the frustrations of club players, in...
Seeking support...Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street.

Brexit passes history’s litmus test – for fall-out will be felt for years

World of Politics with Harry McGee – The last week was spent in the National Archive getting a preview of documents from 30 years ago which will be released at the end of the...

Enjoy local shops and stalls while we have them

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I forgot who I am and the family I come from. Beguiled by the supposed ease of gift shopping online, I ordered three DVDs from Amazon. After receiving the usual...


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